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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

April 16, 2024

The Stickney Water Reclamation Plant is one of the largest wastewater treatment facilities in the world.

April 15, 2024

Board meetings are open to the public and can be streamed online.

April 15, 2024

The MWRD will be distributing free red oaks, bur oaks, pin oaks, swamp white oaks and black oak tree saplings as part of its popular “Restore the Canopy, Plant a Tree” program.

April 9, 2024

Required by the Clean Water Act, the NPDES permit governs Chicago's 184 sewer outfalls. The purpose of the NPDES program is to eliminate pollution discharges.

April 8, 2024

Learn about why these alerts are important and how you can make a difference in water conservation efforts by following the MWRD’s recommendations.

April 4, 2024

Volunteers and neighbors of the MWRD’s Calumet Water Reclamation Plant are invited to join in cleanup efforts alongside esteemed partners in a collective effort to beautify the area along Hazel Johnson EJ Way.